Thursday, April 29, 2010

Phoenix Suns Overwhelms Blazers

The Phoenix Suns is back once again in the 2nd round winning at the road at the expense of the young Portland Blazers. It was not as easy for the Phoenix Suns vowing to clinch the series. Jason Richardson scored 28 points on five 3-pointers and Amare Stoudemire, saddled with foul trouble 9early in the game, added 22 points as the Suns won over the Blazers, 99-90 . The Suns used a searing run right from the very start to make some headway into the game and even silence the Blazers. But all was responded well by the Blazers as they managed to weather the storm but still facing a 12 points deficit at the half, 41-53. The Suns continued what they had left off, as they lead by as much as 16. But Portland came back once gain as Jared Bayless hit a jump shot and LaMarcus Aldridge made the tying free-throw to take the count 76 all. But that was the last thing that the Blazers could offer as the Suns made a run on their own and there was no looking back extending the lead ,92-82, on a three pointer by Steve Nash. Portland's Brandon Roy had only 14 points as a starter. The Phoenix will now face the 7th seeded San Antonio Spurs in the 2nd round.

In other games:

The San Antonio Spurs outclassed the Nowtizki- led Dallas Mavericks with a 97-87 victory. Manu Ginobilii had 26 points and George Hill added 21 points. They lead by as much as 22 points but the Mavs cut down the deficit and eventually lead the game by one 57-56 on a three pointer by Nowitzki. But is was again regain by the Spurs in a three pointer by Manu Ginobili and a lay-up by Tim Duncan. Nowitzki is having a great series,scoring 33 points, Caron Butler added 25 points and Rodrigue BeauBois came from the bench to score 16 points, thus, providing the spark for the Mavs. The San Antonio Spurs will face the Phoenix Suns in the second round.


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